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For some time now there have been complaints that Irish people are stockpiling too much money away in savings instead of spending and keeping the economy ticking over. Some ten years ago the story was an entirely different one when the government of the day introduced an unbeatable SSIA savings scheme, offering €1 on every €4 euro saved, up to a maximum contribution of €50 per month on every €250 saved. Despite demands for this 'free money' to be stopped by some public figures who wanted it siphoned off in the direction of social welfare, the scheme ran for five years, generating an attractive €20,000+ lump sum for those fortunates who could avail of the maximum top-up.
Mayo General Hospital is under huge pressure this week as staff experience increased demand for services from members of the public.
The Irish Heart Foundation has called on sports clubs around the country to become Heartsafe as a matter of urgency so they are ready to react quickly to cardiac arrest with lifesaving CPR skills and defibrillation. The latest plea follows the shocking collapse of Bolton footballer Fabrice Muamba with cardiac arrest during the FA Cup.
Mayo General Hospital is advising that due to the presence of the suspected norovirus (winter vomiting bug) in one ward in the hospital, visitors will only be permitted to non-affected areas during visiting times.
Mayo General Hospital is advising that due to the presence of suspected norovirus (winter vomiting bug) in one ward in the hospital visitors will only be permitted to non-affected areas during visiting times.
The Irish Heart Foundation has backed the latest UK TV campaign featuring Hollywood actor Vinnie Jones promoting hands-only CPR to help save lives from sudden cardiac arrest.
A decision to move some non-critical functions from University Hospital Galway to other hospitals in the region this month will free up beds in wards at the city hospital and help reduce waiting times and overcrowding at its emergency department.
More resources must be allocated to University Hospital Galway to meet growing demands being placed on it as a result of the recent decision to close Roscommon County Hospital’s A&E department and shift all its acute emergency services to hospitals in the surrounding areas.
Almost 50 local emergency service staff took part in a major emergency exercise organised by the national ambulance service in Ballinasloe recently.
Mayo General Hospital is short 12 junior doctors out of 80 posts, a situation which could lead to the axing of services in the future, most notably in the A&E department. The shortages are in the areas of emergency and medicine.